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WHAT NANCY FOUND IN THE RAINBOW. by  Barbara.  Written and illustraterd by Hounsham.  Miniature book.: HOUNSHAM - First Edition - from Roger Middleton (SKU: 35026)

WHAT NANCY FOUND IN THE RAINBOW.

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WHAT NANCY FOUND IN THE RAINBOW.

by HOUNSHAM, Barbara. Written and illustraterd by Hounsham. Miniature book.:

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London, Anthony Treherne & Co. Ltd, (1905).. FIRST EDITION (1905), miniature book, 79 x 79 mm, 3 x 3 inches, light grey green cloth, red and black illustration to upper cover, top edges red, 83 pages. 20 red and black and white plates each facing text, both printed on thick card, 1 side only. A couple of minute marks to lower cover, expertly restitched, no inscriptions. A near Fine clean tight copy. Nancy, with the help of her kite, climbs on a rainbow and goes to Rainbow Land where she meets a beautiful fairy who acts as her guide. She finds out that everything that will be invented already exists in Rainbow Land including flying machines and an automobile that can travel at 200 miles per hour. But she also meets a dragon that the fairy cannot control. The dragon frightens Nancy and her kite enables her to return to earth where no-one believes her story. The final plate on rear pastedown has a key to the weird creatures in the story. No. 10 in a list of 10 Humpty Dumpty Books for Children inside upper cover, 'The prettiest Child Books in the world'. Most illustrations dated 1905. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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Bookseller
Roger Middleton GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
35026
Title
WHAT NANCY FOUND IN THE RAINBOW.
Author
HOUNSHAM, Barbara. Written and illustraterd by Hounsham. Miniature book.:
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Place of Publication
London, Anthony Treherne & Co. Ltd, (1905).
Keywords
Humpty Dumpty children's books miniature books Anthony Treherne nursery stories and rhymes fantasy inventions flying machines automobiles futurism dragons

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Roger Middleton

We have been established booksellers for 42 years. We are a postal business only (strictly no callers). We are long-standing members of the P.B.F.A. the largest trade association for antiquarian booksellers in the UK. We wrap all our parcels in new materials and all our books are insured at our expense. Books may be returned if wrongly described, all costs will be met by us. ****PLEASE NOTE: POSTAGE WILL BE CHARGED AT COST, MEANING THAT POSTAGE WILL BE REDUCED ON PARCELS WEIGHING UNDER 1 KILO, AND IT WILL BE INCREASED ON MOST PARCELS WEIGHING MORE THAN 1 KILO****

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